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Friday 10th July, 2020
#ALittlebitmoreathome Campaign Update
Over the past three months we have been working hard to provide support around mental and physical health during this difficult time through our #ALittlebitmoreathome campaign. #ALittlebitmoreathome focused on promoting the Five Ways to Wellbeing (Take Notice/ Mindfulness, Physical Activity, Give to Others, Connecting with Others, Learn New Skills) and how these could be introduced into your day-t…
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Tuesday 30th June, 2020
Lancashire-based organisations join forces to donate bikes to those affected by COVID-19
An initiative supported by Active Lancashire, Love to ride, Connecting East Lancashire and Lancashire County Council, has seen 170 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, North West Ambulance Service and Morecambe Bay Hospital Trusts. The programme, inspired by Active Lancashire's Cycle Recycle Scheme, which is part-funded by the ESF More Positive Together project, was dev…
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Thursday 11th June, 2020
A tribute to Linda
It is with great sadness that Active Lancashire wants to recognise the contributions of our valued colleague Linda Trafford who passed away on Friday 5th June after a short illness.
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Monday 8th June, 2020
170 Bikes Donated to NHS Workers
Active Lancashire have been working in partnership with Lancashire County Council, Connecting East Lancashire, Love to Ride, Cycles Recycled, The Bike Works and Cycle Roots to support NHS front line staff with a complimentary bike. This initiative has seen 170 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn, Burnley, Blackpool, North West Ambulance service and Morecambe Bay hospital trusts. The progr…
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Friday 29th May, 2020
Active Lancashire support National Volunteers Week
At Active Lancashire we thought National Volunteers Week 2020 would be the perfect opportunity to take a moment to recognise and thank our volunteers across Lancashire. These individuals have gone above and beyond, dedicating their time selflessly to support others, which makes a huge difference to people's lives especially during these testing times.  We have thanked 42 volunteers that were ide…
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Thursday 21st May, 2020
Sport England and UK Coaching chief execs praise the nation’s coaches for keeping communities active during coronavirus lockdown
- Sport England CEO Tim Hollingsworth and UK Coaching CEO Mark Gannon joined together for a podcast to give their thoughts on the situation from a coaching perspective- Innovative coaching practice has kept the nation active during unprecedented social restrictions The coaching community has been identified as playing an important role in keeping communities active, as the nation adjusts to the e…
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Wednesday 29th April, 2020
STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home
Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. While we are distancing from others, many people are finding new ways to enjoy being active in or near home. We are mindful of disabled people in our communities…
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Wednesday 22nd April, 2020
Lancashire-based organisations join forces to donate bikes to NHS workers
An initiative supported by Active Lancashire, Love to ride, Connecting East Lancashire and Lancashire County Council, has seen the first 12 bikes donated to NHS workers from Blackburn and Burnley Hospital Trusts, with many more to come.
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Wednesday 1st April, 2020
Sport England sets out Covid-19 financial support
Sport England has confirmed that it is making up to £195m of funding available to help the community sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
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